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2 days ago

Tell us your Canterbury favourites

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

As part of a summer series, we are planning on running some top 10 lists for the best foods/places/activities in Christchurch/Canterbury.

Examples could be best summer foods in the region (ice cream, fruit etc), best wineries to visit, activities to try (adventure park, swim spots etc) or anything… View more
As part of a summer series, we are planning on running some top 10 lists for the best foods/places/activities in Christchurch/Canterbury.

Examples could be best summer foods in the region (ice cream, fruit etc), best wineries to visit, activities to try (adventure park, swim spots etc) or anything else that you enjoy to do in our backyard.

Please leave submissions of your favourite summer foods/places/activities and where to find them below in the comments, or by emailing reporters@press.co.nz

15 hours ago

Get more from your herd test

LIC

Add milk pregnancy testing to your next herd test, it’s the convenient way to tell if your girls are expecting after 28 days – without them knowing.

But why stop there? Combining animal health checks to your herd test could uncover subclinical Staph aureus, Johnes disease, those who produce… View more
Add milk pregnancy testing to your next herd test, it’s the convenient way to tell if your girls are expecting after 28 days – without them knowing.

But why stop there? Combining animal health checks to your herd test could uncover subclinical Staph aureus, Johnes disease, those who produce A2/A2 milk, as well as your herd’s production worth (PW) to help you make better calls.

Talk to your Agri Manager about adding pregnancy or animal health checks to your next herd test.
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1 day ago

Have your say on your local.

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Has the pandemic made you shop more locally? Do you feel like you can rely on your community?

Let us know in our State of the Neighbourhood survey and you could win 1 of 10 $100 Prezzy cards.
Take the survey

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1 day ago

Lost budgie

Megan from Ashburton District

Hi we are missing a bright green and yellow budgie. We live in Allenton in the Saunders Rd, racecourse Rd area. Any sightings would be great. Thanks

2 days ago

🎣What’s new in the Ashburton Real Estate Market?

Stephen from

🐳 Welcome to this new Seaside section listing. This is a very rare opportunity to purchase freehold land so very close to the ocean and river yet only 15-20 minutes drive to Ashburton.PBN $140,000 – $170,000 ☎️0274339695☎️ Looking forward to hearing from you.

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2 days ago

Potted foam cactus

The Team from Resene ColorShop Ashburton

When it comes to homeware trends, the cactus is a perennial favourite. Create some super-cute and affordable cactus-themed crafts with Resene paints.

Find out how to create your own.

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3 days ago

GRAB A BLACK FRIDAY EXCLUSIVE DEAL NOW!

The Team from NZ Compare

These deals have been snatched quicker than donuts in lockdown! Get your household a black Friday broadband deal like a $150 joining credit plus tonnes more benefits, exclusive only to Broadband Compare.

Only a few days left before they go, be QUICK and take a look today!

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3 days ago

Seven key reasons you need a will

Public Trust

When we think about writing a will, most of us think about who will receive our assets when we've passed away. But it's so much more than that. It's about leaving a personal and lasting legacy. Trustee Team Lead Kim Rogers from our Taranaki Customer Centre had a chat with stuff.co.nz… View moreWhen we think about writing a will, most of us think about who will receive our assets when we've passed away. But it's so much more than that. It's about leaving a personal and lasting legacy. Trustee Team Lead Kim Rogers from our Taranaki Customer Centre had a chat with stuff.co.nz recently on the seven key reasons you need a will. Check out the article in the link below.

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4 days ago

Why choose Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem?

Organic Crop Protectants

All neem oil is made from the marvellous neem tree, but not all neem insecticides are created equally!

Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem has high azadirachtin levels, has no restraints for using around bees, is safe to use on fruits & vegetables and is highly concentrated (100mL makes up … View more
All neem oil is made from the marvellous neem tree, but not all neem insecticides are created equally!

Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem has high azadirachtin levels, has no restraints for using around bees, is safe to use on fruits & vegetables and is highly concentrated (100mL makes up to 50L of spray). Eco-neem is also free of solvent residues found in some other neem products (check for hazard diamond icons on products labels, these may indicate the presence of solvents).
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4 days ago

Christmas isn’t cancelled

Christmas Box

For many Kiwi families this Christmas is going to be tougher than ever - but there’s a way to help.

You can help to make Christmas a reality for families in need for every $30 donated, Christmas Box will provide a box full of essentials and Christmas treats to families in need and bring a … View more
For many Kiwi families this Christmas is going to be tougher than ever - but there’s a way to help.

You can help to make Christmas a reality for families in need for every $30 donated, Christmas Box will provide a box full of essentials and Christmas treats to families in need and bring a little certainty to those struggling right now. Sponsor a Christmas Box today.
Find out more

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4 days ago

In challenging times, you’re in good hands

Woodcote Retirement Village

Every Ryman retirement village is a supportive community where residents can thrive – even in difficult times.

While we observe strict safety protocols, we’ve found ways to make sure our residents can stay connected.

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll always find a warm welcome at … View more
Every Ryman retirement village is a supportive community where residents can thrive – even in difficult times.

While we observe strict safety protocols, we’ve found ways to make sure our residents can stay connected.

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll always find a warm welcome at Ryman.

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5 days ago

When does NZ move to the 'traffic light system'?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying … View more
Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying Covid-19 was not going to be eradicated from New Zealand.

“The hard truth is that Delta is here and not going away,” Ardern said.

While Aucklanders will finally see an end to New Zealand’s longest lockdown, those in other parts of the country could face far more restrictions if they have not been fully-vaccinated.

Read more here.

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5 days ago

Black Friday Sale

Christine Ashburton from Red Cross Shop Ashburton

The Red Cross shop on Burnett Street is having a Black Friday sale on selected items starting Thursday 25th - Tuesday 30th so come on in and get yourself a bargain

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5 days ago

Buying a new home or investment property?

Climate Insights - Canterbury & West Coast

Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 15,580 houses sold in Canterbury & West Coast; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Canterbury & West Coast. … View more
Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 15,580 houses sold in Canterbury & West Coast; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Canterbury & West Coast. Get your climate risk report today - ready in 5 minutes!

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32 days ago

Thank you

Jacqui from Rolleston

Thank you to the people who have given me your lawnmowers you no longer need or want gone... Has really helped me in my work during these hard times.. My friend has been repairing lawnmowers & chainsaws for many years now and enjoys doing them up 😃

If you do have unwanted petrol … View more
Thank you to the people who have given me your lawnmowers you no longer need or want gone... Has really helped me in my work during these hard times.. My friend has been repairing lawnmowers & chainsaws for many years now and enjoys doing them up 😃

If you do have unwanted petrol lawnmowers/chainsaws running or not... taking up space in your yard?? I can pick up anywhere ....please message me. Much appreciated 😊 thanks

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